Archives for: May 2007

Tip: Play better golf by improving your Golf IQ

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How well do you know really know your golf game? Are you aware of the effects that different types of clubs and shafts can have on your performance? Are you familiar with the golden rules of golf? You may not know as much as you think you do a… more »

Want more distance off the tee? Work on swing technique and tempo

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"Drive for show, putt for dough," "never up, never in," "when it's breezy, swing easy." I hate golf clichés. I especially hate it when golf instructors like me use them. Of course, you want to "keep it in the short grass." I vowed to never use… more »

Thanks, Golf Digest (but great athletes don't always make great golfers)

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I wish I had a dollar for every student of mine who told me at the beginning of their golf lesson that they were great baseball players, tennis players or athletes in general and wondered why they weren't better at golf. A good golf swing requires an ath… more »

Golf tip: Want to hit more greens? Forget what Tiger Woods does and club up

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"I refuse to hit a driver on any par-3." -- Tiger Woods, referring to the 288-yard par-3 eighth hole at Oakmont Country Club, site of the 2007 U.S. Open and the longest par-3 in U.S. Open history. If Tiger doesn't want to hit a driver on a par-3's,… more »

Celebrity golf with Dan Jansen, John Elway, Ray Romano, more

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Ever wonder what sports stars and actors do when they retire? Play golf, of course, so much that a group of them got together and started the Celebrity Players Tour. I am married to one of those retired sport legends, Dan Jansen. Do you remember him, the… more »